It's that time of year again.
And no, we're not exactly talking about Ultra Music Festival, Winter Music Conference, and Miami Music Week.
We here at Crossfade are actually referring to the receipt of Louis Puig's incredibly detailed semi-annual "tell-it-like-it-is letter regarding EDM."
His late ... More >>
It's Winter Music Conference.
So for the last 24 hours, we here at Crossfade have been raving and raging with a gang of incurable beat freaks, hardcore partiers, Junior Boys, sun junkies, and Miami nightlife legends.
But we've taken a 45-minute nap on the dance floor, slugged a Red Bull smooth ... More >>
Did you drop the bulk of your paycheck on an NCAA March Madness office pool? Us too. But our shit's a lock, yo. We've got Florida State over Michigan State in the finals, with Kentucky and Kansas rounding out the Final Four.
However, we won't cash in on our winnings until the tournament's over. ... More >>
During WMC 2010, White Room (currently Eve) was the unofficial DJ VIP room. Except, it wasn't really VIP. DJ and fans easily hung out side by side. It was the only place were the average partygoer could find him or herself talking with some of the best EDM and DJ acts. It's where we talked Annie ... More >>
In October 2011, good news came early for beat freaks when Winter Music Conference announced the 27-year-old event would be growing -- not only with new events but also with an expanded ten-day itinerary. Even better, organizers also eliminated the Sophie's Choice they'd created last year by squa ... More >>
Before Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week became a spring breaker's paradise, it was all about discovering new music and artists. When did we all lose sight of that?
Well, if you look close enough, you'll still find there are acts worth discovering. Just let us introduce you to Tensnak ... More >>
ChromeoAnother big show announcement: Vocoder-obsessed duo Chromeo announced they'll be performing at the Fillmore Miami Beach on September 20 as part of the LG Ones to Watch Tour.Oddly enough, they've been "ones to watch" basically since their first release, 2004's She's In Control. Their latest ... More >>
Jason LeivaExhibition by Eric Elms at BarBar is like an everybody-knows-your-name-art-gallery where you can buy beer and booze. But they never seem to have PBR for some reason.
And for a fairly compact watering hole located on the edge of Overtown, the place has hosted a string of impressive mus ... More >>
Louis Puig isn't happy with Ultra Music Festival.Uh-oh. The whole Winter Music Conference and Ultra Music Festival separation has suddenly taken a ugly turn. While there have been whispers and rumors as to why next year's conference is occurring separate from Ultra, nobody has really come out and ... More >>
Marina Grinchenko, hostess at the Palace Bar & RestaurantIf you walk along Ocean Drive, you'll quickly notice that many of the voices inviting you to dine at its eateries have Eastern European accents. The Ocean Drive restaurant scene is full of workers from Russia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Eston ... More >>
Think of this as a chill way to kick off the week, or, if dance music is not your thing, to get a final taste of live sounds before you go into hiding. (The latter would be kind of a shame, considering the range of genres and artists represented, including, even, live acts, but to each his or her ... More >>